Viticcio Chianti Classico Riserva 2016 - Vine Republic
Viticcio Chianti Classico Riserva 2016
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Viticcio Chianti Classico Riserva 2016

  • ws93
  • v90

750ml
$24.98

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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region Italy, Tuscany, Chianti Classico
Brand Viticcio
Alcohol/vol 14%
Intense ruby red with violet nuances. A complex nose with sour cherry, ripe blackberry, and cassis with undertones of cinnamon, nutmeg, and freshly ground pepper. On the palate, soft and fresh, with the alcohol rounding out the harshness of the tannins. Finishes with a long, toasted note.
Wine Spectator
  • ws93

Supple, exuding cherry, blackberry, violet, graphite and tobacco flavors. Succulent, this moves spryly across the palate, ending with a dusting of tannins. Shows fine balance and length. Best from 2021 through 2040. 4,200 cases made, 3,000 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, October 15, 2020
Vinous
  • v90

The 2016 Chianti Classico Riserva is a dark, powerful wine. Black cherry, cloves, licorice, menthol and chocolate bring out darker tonalities of Sangiovese. This is an especially brooding, potent Riserva. I would cellar it for at least a few years.

Antonio Galloni, September 2020